Twenty-four historical adventure stories, some, like the retelling of Prescott on Cortez and Moctezuma, quite long, with few pictures. What a treat this must have been and still would be for the beginning reader! Her father felt the experience of "finding her level" would be good for her character, but for a long time she was miserable at school.
Her classmates teased her for the wonderful gift her nurse had given her, a beautiful handmade West Indian doll. Olive green cloth with black stamped elephant child blowing music from his trunk; 7. A funny tale told in rhymed couplets with a drawing on every page.
The animal and insect expressions are a delight! It involves many of the romantic conventions of fairy tales, yet it takes place in post- World War II Italyand it ends realistically.
Thus Tom spends his time in Paradise trying to return to Earth in this original, comic novel. Ivory paper boards with coloured medallion title, doubled pages, 3.
Traditional ballads and love songs rather than nursery songs. Silsbee has made available verses written for Scottish children a few years previously, trying to retain "the racy terseness so often weakened by a translation.
Doubleday, Doran, and Company,stated 1st; red cloth boards, gold endpapers with brown decoration, in tan, red, and black jacket with characters from tales walking diagonally along; wide 8vo; pp. Aqua cloth binding with bronze and gold stamping; pp. A common comic motif is a world where all the fairy tales take place, and the characters are aware of their role in the story,  such as in the film series Shrek.
A collection of short stories and poems about household and farm pets, with numerous etchings both full paged and in text by Harrison Weir, J.
Salamander; Windows on the Sea, and other works. VG; rubs on edges and creases to bright boards, light foxing throughout, some light page soil and wrinkles. What kind of God, in other words, would call away a good man leading a worthwhile and vital life?
Pleasant Pages for Every One. An attractive little reprint, relatively modern. Der Struwwelpeter oder lustige geschichten und drollige Bilder fur kinder von Jahren.
Elegantly supernatural, yet true to the landscape and peasant culture of the North, these are magnificent illustrations. By the author of the Live Dolls books.
From The Facetious Nights of Straparola by Giovanni Francesco Straparola Although the fairy tale is a distinct genre within the larger category of folktale, the definition that marks a work as a fairy tale is a source of considerable dispute.
Brown-on-ivory fine-patterned endpapers, 8 chromolithos, also photogravures, and small drawings in text; 4to; in grey jacket with photogravure of three children playing ship on a rug on front, little herald on back; np. Her little legs are so quick! Orange cloth with stamped black borders and large plate of policeman leading Chunky children and dog, white endpapers with Chunky people, 5 col plates; 8.
Dad was a Carpenter: Elliott; decorated glazed paper boards, top and bottom, with Mother Goose in glasses and a bright red shawl, picking out tunes with her webbed feet; red and gilt titles; yellow endpapers, 8vo; np. Winslow; blue cloth backed blue paper boards with large yellow mums in vase containing title; yellow green bordered endpapers with basket of flowers in center, 9.
Yet while oral fairy tales likely existed for thousands of years before the literary forms, there is no pure folktale, and each literary fairy tale draws on folk traditions, if only in parody.Science fiction and fantasy writers of various faiths (Hindu, Jewish, Latter-day Saints, Anglican, Catholic, etc.).
Welcome to Old Children's Books, selling children's literature and picture books online since We have a collection of more than 10, scarce and out-of-print books, for readers, teachers and collectors. Although the fairy tale is a distinct genre within the larger category of folktale, the definition that marks a work as a fairy tale is a source of considerable dispute.
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